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SB-657 Employment: electronic documents.(2021-2022)

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Date Published: 04/22/2021 09:00 PM
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Amended  IN  Senate  April 22, 2021
Amended  IN  Senate  April 12, 2021

CALIFORNIA LEGISLATURE— 2021–2022 REGULAR SESSION

Senate Bill
No. 657


Introduced by Senator Ochoa Bogh
(Coauthors: Assembly Members Bigelow and Seyarto)

February 19, 2021


An act to add Section 1207 to the Labor Code, relating to employment.


LEGISLATIVE COUNSEL'S DIGEST


SB 657, as amended, Ochoa Bogh. Employment: electronic documents.
Existing law regulates the wages, hours, and working conditions of any worker employed in any occupation, trade, or industry, whether compensation is measured by time, piece, or otherwise, except as specified.
This bill would provide that that, in any instance in which an employer is required to physically post information, an employer may also distribute any required posting or notice that information to employees by email with the document or documents attached and attached. The bill would specify that this does not alter the employer’s existing responsibilities obligation to physically display a the required posting or notice. posting.
Vote: MAJORITY   Appropriation: NO   Fiscal Committee: NO   Local Program: NO  

The people of the State of California do enact as follows:


SECTION 1.

 Section 1207 is added to the Labor Code, to read:

1207.
 An employer may distribute any required posting or notice by In any instance in which an employer is required to physically post information, an employer may also distribute that information to employees by email with the document or documents attached. Email distribution pursuant to this section shall not alter the employer’s existing responsibilities under this code obligation to physically display a the required posting or notice. posting.